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Private Bucharest Food & Culture Tour (5 hrs)

Romanian traditional mici mititei

Tour type: food & drink, local life, culture

Tour information

DURATION
5 hours 

PRICE
140 EUR/1 person
160 EUR/2 people
180 EUR/3 people
200 EUR/4 people
please inquire for larger groups, and I will make a custom tour plan and cost

WHAT’S INCLUDED
– Hotel pick-up and drop-off
– Samples of savory pastries at local artisan bakery
– Samples of sweets at pastry shop
– Lunch at the restaurant with typical Romanian food

NOT INCLUDED
The wine, beer or coffee you may like to have, and the bottles of wine, sweets and local deli you may like to purchase during the tour

Overview

I invite you to this excellent food & culture tour, perfect for foodies and for those seeking to experience the local culture through the traditional and typical local food, while discovering some of Bucharest’s major sights and landmarks. The different stops will take you around the central area of the city that includes the enticing Old Town, and I will point out the important sites, architectural highlights and local hot spots.

Along the way we visit at least a bakery and a pastry shop. The highlight of the tour is the lunch to a fine Romanian restaurant, where you will have staple Romanian foods/dishes, at their best. If you love coffee just let me know – Bucharest has cool and trendy cafes perfect to take a relaxing break over a cup of delicious coffee. Wine lovers may enjoy a a glass of good Romanian wine at the restaurant with their food.

I always pick the best locations so you can experience the best quality of local food – artisan bakeries, handcrafted delis, restaurants using locally grown ingredients, specialty coffee etc.

Reminders:

  • This is ideally a walking tour (around 3 km, or 2 miles). If walking would be a problem, please let me know and I will adapt the tour for you.
  • Please let me know about any food allergies.

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Highlights

  • • sample handcrafted cheese, meats and traditional Romanian goodies at a delicatessen store
  • • sample savory pastries at artisan bakery
  • • sample sweet delights at legendary confectionery and pastry shop
  • • discover central Bucharest, with some of the most important landmarks including stops/visits to cultural restaurants and local favorite spots
  • • learn about Bucharest/Romanian history and food culture

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What to expect

– We start the tour from a busy commercial central district, and have our first stop to an artisan bakery to sample traditional savory pastries. Then, visit a local family-run delicatessen store and taste fine cheese, charcuterie and Romanian traditional treats. Learn about different types of Romanian cheese, typical local food, eating habits, Romanian cuisine and seasonal staple foods.

– Then, we have a walk through downtown Bucharest, passing some of the most important historical and cultural landmarks. 

– End up the tour with a stroll in the pedestrian Old Town, Bucharest’s trendy entertainment and dining hub packed with cafes and restaurants, where we will have lunch. Discover some more landmarks and get tips for the best cafes, restaurants and local favorite hot spots. 

 

 


To request a guided tour or get more information, please use the form below. I will answer every message personally within the next 24 hours, providing details of availability, booking and payment. 
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